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Advanced recycling: Opportunities for growth

– As interest in the circular economy grows, emerging recycling technologies that are complementary with mechanical recycling are accelerating.
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Global Energy Perspective 2022

– We're in the midst of an energy transition that continues to evolve.
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Petrochemicals 2021: Regional fortunes and growing sustainability

– The industry has continued to recover after the initial shock of COVID-19. A deep dive into the numbers illustrates several implications... for 2022.
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Accelerating India’s sustainability journey in chemicals

– To better confront climate change, chemical companies should take a holistic approach to ESG and aim to improve performance on... environmental metrics.
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Chemicals and capital markets: Growing sustainably

– Green chemicals—those with a low-carbon product portfolio or a higher exposure to end markets supporting sustainability—are being... rewarded by capital markets and safeguarding future cash flow.

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Petrochemicals 2020: A year of resilience and the road to recovery

– Most companies showed recovery of revenues and profits to pre-COVID-19 levels in the third and fourth quarters. A deeper dive... into the numbers illustrates several implications for 2021.
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Getting value from advanced digital technology for industrial gas companies

– With relatively little risk, industrial gas companies can optimize parts of their operations with advanced technologies.
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A winning formula for specialty-chemical conglomerates

– An analysis of top-quartile specialty-chemical companies reveals important implications for value creation.

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Procurement, early warning systems, and the next disruption

– A pandemic, inflation, and geopolitical conflict are affecting global supply chains. We offer an approach companies can use to... avoid product shortages and mitigate the effects of price volatility.
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Green growth avenues in the cement ecosystem

– Collaboration across the value chain is pivotal to decarbonizing the built environment—and it needs to start today.
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The third wave of biomaterials: When innovation meets demand

– How corporate sustainability commitments could catalyze the next generation of bio-based chemicals and materials.
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Inbound freight: The savings opportunity chemical players overlook

– As procurement sophistication increases, inbound freight—which makes up about 10 percent of raw-material spend—may... offer the best opportunity for further savings in the chemicals industry and beyond.
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The right product, the right price: Purchasing solutions in chemicals

– Eleven key levers can reduce costs and provide category managers with real-time insights on volatile commodities prices.
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Getting real about mitigating price inflation

– Category managers can respond to inflation—and save their companies a lot of money in the months ahead.
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Creating a strong future for South Korea’s chemicals companies

– Many competitive advantages that once served South Korean chemicals companies have lost their power. Ten actions can help them... retain and build their position.
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How chemical players can win in the transition to digital platforms

– Many B2B buyers prefer purchasing products using digital channels. Choosing the right operating model is critical for reaching... customers across the chemical industry’s fragmented markets.
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Adapting your operating model to the next normal: The next big move in chemicals

– Increasing uncertainty in chemicals requires companies to adopt new operating models. Four guiding principles can help players... incorporate strategies that reflect the new realities of the industry.
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The state of the chemical industry—it is getting more complex

– Three trends may change the future of the chemical industry.
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The impact of COVID-19 on the global petrochemical industry

– The coronavirus pandemic coincided with an industry already entering a downcycle. Adapting to the next normal requires management... agendas that reflect lessons learned from the first half of 2020.
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